Rockhampton Orphanage (Birralee)

Rockhampton Orphanage (Birralee)

124 Quarry Street

Rockhampton

Qld

Australia

Provider: Queensland Government

Year Opened: 1870

Year Closed: 1982

 

Previously named Birralee.

Rockhampton Orphanage became a receiving depot in the early 20th Century and became the Birralee Receiving and Assessment Centre in 1968.  The photograph is from the ‘Annual Report of the Director of State Children Department’ of 1913.

Historical Overview of Children in Queensland Institutions.

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Articles Relating to this Orphanage:

Our Orphanages – Morning Bulletin Wenesday 29th May 1889

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